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Lessons learned in Composting

Most serious gardeners understand that composting is a great way to build good quality soil.  From mulching trees and perennials with pine straw or wood chips, grass cycling-not bagging your grass clippings, and structures to heap or pile compost; all are great and all of them are composting.  The latter…
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Scholarship Opportunity for Cherokee Students

The Appalachian Cattlemen’s Association is currently accepting applications from students in Cherokee, Pickens, and Gilmer Counties.  Eligible students must plan to be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the 2016-17 school year to pursue an undergraduate degree in agriculture and environmental sciences, family and consumer science a related…
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Some “Seedy” Things Happening at Hickory Flat Library

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension-Cherokee County and Cherokee County Master Gardeners have partnered with the Sequoyah Library System to open a unique program at the Hickory Flat Library.  The Cherokee County Seed Library, which is housed in an antique dresser, is a place where gardeners can learn about seed…
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